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Crumlin Star shock Annagh Utd to reach Intermediate Cup semi-finals

PENALTIES have become a feature of Crumlin Star’s season and they were again forced to go the distance against Annagh United in their Intermediate Cup quarter-final re-fixture on Tuesday night. The original game was abandoned just shy of the hour mark following a serious injury to defender Paul Prigent, who has been ruled out for […]

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Saffrons set to complete campaign with Treaty test

ANTRIM will complete their Division Four campaign this Sunday with a 500-mile round trip to Newcastle West to take on Limerick (1pm). Prior to Saturday’s 11-point hammering of Wicklow, Antrim found themselves second from bottom in the Division Four standings with only London below them in the table. A victory over the Treatymen on Sunday, […]

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West Belfast derby takes centre stage as hurling leagues recommence

ANTRIM and Ulster Intermediate Hurling champions, St Gall’s begin their Division One campaign against West Belfast neighbours St John’s, but they will do so without a manager along the sideline at Corrigan Park (3pm). The Milltown Row men suffered a 1-13 to 2-4 loss to eventual champions Oranmore-Maree of Galway in their All-Ireland Club Intermediate […]

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Pic of the day, Tuesday March 19

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Man identified as shop robber on Facebook jailed for four years

A gunman arrested after being identified on Facebook as a shop robber has been jailed for four years. 23-year-old Gerard Bracken, of Fruithill Park, had taken heroin before an “impulsive decision” to rob the Mace convenience shop on Caffrey Avenue in West Belfast, armed with a shotgun and a hammer. A young shop assistant had […]

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‘Fitzy’ fires Saffrons to second league victory

Allianz Football League Antrim 2-15 Wicklow 0-10 From Paddy Tierney at Corrigan Park A BRILLIANT 2-3 haul from Matthew Fitzpatrick helped Antrim seal their second victory in Division Four as they defeated Wicklow by 11 points in Corrigan Park on Saturday. Playing on his home turf, the St John’s ace roved between the middle third […]

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